What is the Hiring Manger Actually Looking for On Your Resume?

Not long ago, it was a candidate’s market with your choice of employment opportunities. However, in recent times, employers are tightening their belts and more discerning about the people they bring on board. How can you stand out and get noticed in a sea of other candidates and the fierce competition that comes with them?… Read More »

What if My Warehouse Runs Out of PPE?

In the past, PPE was used solely in certain settings, such as health care, construction, and warehouse work. Today, it’s essential for businesses, schools, and organizations of all shapes and sizes to stay open. As a result, there’s often shortages of certain items, ranging from masks and gloves to gowns and more. If you don’t… Read More »

What Soft Skills Are You Looking for in Candidates?

When you’re looking to hire, you must assess technical skills. However, don’t forget about soft skills either. These impact how well a new employee will interact with the existing team and whether they’ll be a fit for the culture overall. Some that are especially important to focus on during the interviewing process include: #1: Communication.… Read More »

How Do You Answer: What Makes You Special?

There are many awkward interview questions that are common during the hiring process. “What makes you special?” is certainly one of them. How can you paint yourself in the best possible light, without coming across as arrogant? Here are a few tips for crafting the best response: Prepare an answer that’s unique to each employer.… Read More »

6 Tips to Help a Burned Out Employee

Employee burnout has been a problem for years. But it’s escalated dramatically over the last few months due to higher stress and pressure at work and in life. As a result, more and more employees are feeling depleted, exhausted, and just plain unmotivated. While this is easy to understand, you still need them to work… Read More »

Mentoring Programs That Will Set Your Team Up For Success

When you want employees to stay with your company for the long haul, you need to provide career advancement. One effective way to do that is through mentoring. With a mentoring program in place, you can create a positive outcome for employees, as well as leaders and your company overall. For instance, a robust mentoring… Read More »

How Many Rounds of Hiring are Too Many?

When you’re looking to hire, interviews are part of the equation. They give you a chance to gain more insight into each candidate you’re considering and assess whether they’d be a good fit for you. Most companies perform at least a phone screen and in-person interview, with other employers incorporating many rounds of interviews into… Read More »

5 Essential Rules of First Aid

Now more than ever safety is on the news and in social media. Staying safe is top-of-mind, not only at home and in schools but work too. To put best practices into play at your place of employment, here are five essential rules when it comes to first aid: Rule #1: Yell for help. Whether… Read More »

Boost Morale & Productivity All at Once

As a manager, there’s a lot to get done in a day, all with an eye focused on productivity. You need to hit certain numbers and attain goals to maintain or even surpass an optimal level. But what about company morale? Have you ever thought about how that plays a part in productivity and can… Read More »

3 Retention Strategies to Start Implementing

Retaining your best employees is critically important to your company. Not only can high turnover impact morale, but also profits. On top of that, the cost to replace workers is especially steep since unemployment is so low. The stakes, therefore, are high. The good news is that you can plan ahead to retain your employees.… Read More »